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Bakersfield man indicted in Fresno for possessing and distributing child pornography

Posted at 3:12 PM, Oct 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-31 18:12:08-04

Colin Lovette Bosby, 49, of Bakersfield, was arraigned today on a three-count indictment charging him with receipt and distribution of child pornography and possession of child pornography, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

According to court documents, Bosby used a computer to receive and distribute child pornography using a peer-to-peer file-sharing program. In addition, he possessed child pornography on two thumb drives.

If convicted, Bosby faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in prison and a statutory maximum of 40 years, and a $250,000 fine for receipt and distribution of child pornography.  He also faces a minimum 10-year and maximum 20-year sentence for each count of possession of child pornography.